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A magnetic personality is not all he has - Eric Ferré

May I introduce Eric Ferre. He has been sailing with us on the JOIDES Resolution as a Paleomagnetist and has been posting some wonderful pieces on his personal blog page:<


The next broadcast is after I wake up today, tonight.

Good morning! Zaoshang Hao! (good morning in Mandarin). I can technically say this for my entire working day except for today when I get up a little early to start tomorrow's work day tonight at 10pm so I can meet with an U.S. school at 11pm.

Dinosaurs on a toothpick!

There is a small potted tree upstairs on the bridge deck and an orchid plant that I sit next to just to see something green. We are a little less than a week in to this expedition and this has become my favorite place on the ship.

Reading at hyper speed - if you are a geologist!

The scientists have gotten into the groove. Everyone knows their station and work flow is kicking in as jet lag dissipates and everyone gets used to the rolling seas and 12 hour shifts. 

The JOIDES Resolution reaches the Sea Floor!

The JOIDES Resolution reaches the Sea Floor! How does it do that? We have 2 guest bloggers, our Expedition Project Manager Carlos and our Operations Superintendent Kevin Grigar from IODP JRSO, who have worked together to describe the ships operations when setting up for deep sea exploration!

Sediment tasting and licking rocks

Expedition 368 begins and it is a very BIG DEAL!

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